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Apr 25, 2014, 16:17 ET

A Royal Dog And Expert Hunter Join AKC Family

 The pack has expanded!  The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) announced today the Coton de Tulear and Wirehaired Vizsla will be...

Feb 04, 2014, 16:52 ET

Congress Passes Farm Bill

- Improvements Made to the Animal Welfare Act - The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) applauds the US Senate today for...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Denver

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List  Once again, the Labrador Retriever took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Bigger Breeds Are Here To Stay! Large Dogs Dominate Most Popular List

- French Bulldog Continues its Remarkable Rise in Popularity – Labrador Retriever lovers have spoken!  The American Kennel Club...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again in Washington D.C.

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List Once again, the Labrador Retriever took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Houston

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List  Once again, the Labrador Retriever took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In San Francisco

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List Once again, the Labrador Retriever took San...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

German Shepherd Dog Is West Palm Beach's Most Popular Breed

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List  This year, the German Shepherd Dog took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Bulldog Reigns Supreme Once Again In Los Angeles

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List  Once again, the Bulldog took Los...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Bulldog Is New York City's Most Popular Breed

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List  This year, the Bulldog took New York...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

German Shepherd Dog Reigns Supreme Once Again In Miami

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List Once again, the German Shepherd Dog took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again in Seattle

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List Once again, the Labrador Retriever took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Boston

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List Once again, the Labrador Retriever took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

German Shepherd Dog Reigns Supreme Once Again In Chicago

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List  Once again, the German Shepherd Dog took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again in Raleigh

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List Once again, the Labrador Retriever took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Atlanta

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List  Once again, the Labrador Retriever took...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:00 ET

Labrador Retriever Reigns Supreme Once Again In Dallas

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Dominate the List  Once again, the Labrador Retriever took...

Dec 15, 2013, 23:49 ET
Portuguese Water Dog "Matisse" Wins Best in Show At Thirteenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.  (PRNewsFoto/American Kennel Club)

Portuguese Water Dog "Matisse" Wins Best in Show At Thirteenth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship

 The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show honors and $50,000 in prize money went to GCH CH Claircreek Impression de Matisse, a...

Sep 24, 2013, 17:09 ET

Connecticut Legislators Show Support For Responsible Pet Ownership at AKC Meet the Breeds®

Connecticut lawmakers have shown their support for responsible pet ownership by signing on as Honorary Chairpersons for the AKC Meet the...

Sep 24, 2013, 17:05 ET

New York Legislators Show Support For Responsible Pet Ownership At AKC Meet The Breeds®

 More than 80 New York lawmakers have shown their support for responsible pet ownership by signing on as Honorary Chairpersons for the AKC Meet...